Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States, and while Pennsylvania can no longer lay claim to the seat of our country’s government, our state is still tops in a number of agriculturally related products. You might say PA is a capital state! Here are 5 facts that prove Pennsylvania is number one!
PA is known as the snack food capital of the world; snack foods generate more than $5.1 billion in sales annually
Indiana County is known as the “Christmas Tree Capital of the World”
#1 in mushroom production; PA produces 65% of the US mushroom supply
Hershey, PA is the chocolate capital of the world. Chocolate and cocoa products are PA’s top exported product, worth $545 million
Philadelphia was the 1st capital of the United States